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Undergraduate Learning Programs

 

Lisa Herschbach, Director of the McGraw Center and Associate Dean of the College
609-258-6920  lherschb@princeton.edu
328A Frist Campus Center

Lisa oversees the operations of the McGraw Center to ensure that its many services and programs in support of teaching and learning are internally well coordinated and aligned with the educational priorities of the Office of the Dean of the College. She leads efforts to expand the work of the Center across all areas of the undergraduate curriculum and facilitates campus-wide conversations on the art and practice of teaching. Before joining the McGraw staff in September 2013, she served for 10 years as a residential college dean supervising the academic advising of Princeton undergraduates. She holds a doctorate degree in the History of Science from Harvard (1997). Prior to coming to Princeton, Lisa was a faculty member in the Department of History at NJIT/Rutgers, where she taught American history, disability studies, and medical and environmental history. Her monograph, Prosthetic Reconstructions, received the Bruns Prize from the Society of Literature and Science.

 

Nic Voge, Associate Director
609-258-6921  nvoge@princeton.edu
327 Frist Campus Center

Nic develops, designs and directs McGraw’s undergraduate academic support programming including Study Hall, Strategic Learning Consultations, Learning Strategy Workshops, Review Sessions, and other course-specific programming. He hires, trains and supervises a staff of 70+ graduate and undergraduate fellows. Recognizing the variety and complexity of learning demands students encounter when studying in various disciplines and courses, our programs focus on assisting students as they adapt to unfamiliar learning situations as they transition into and through Princeton University. In his research and writing Nic investigates the unique educational expectations of elite research universities such as Princeton. Working with individual faculty members and graduate students, Nic adopts a comprehensive approach to course design in order to enhance learning from teaching. He is active in the College Reading and Learning Association and is currently co-authoring a book (Cambridge University Press) aimed at helping university professors promote student engagement in their courses.

 

Janet Temos, Director, Educational and Classroom Technologies
609-258-6905  jtemos@princeton.edu
328B Frist Campus Center

Janet is currently the director of ECT, whose mission is to assist Princeton faculty in using computer technology in their teaching and research. Her special interests in educational technology include student response systems, course blogs, annotation applications, digital publications, and tools for academic writing. She began working with the Educational Technologies Center (ETC) in 1993 and became a full-time member of the staff in 2000. Janet was trained as an architectural historian, and received degrees in art history from Williams College (MA 1992), and Princeton University (PhD 2001). Her specialization is in the art and architecture of the English baroque. She has taught courses at Lehigh University, The College of New Jersey, and Princeton University. Janet is coauthor of articles on the history of architecture and art of the Indian subcontinent, and the author of several book reviews as well as articles on the use of technology in teaching.

 

Paula Brett, Manager, New Media Center
609-258-6009  plbrett@princeton.edu
131 Peter B. Lewis Library

Paula manages the New Media Center located in Lewis Library. She works with faculty, staff and students to assist them in learning new programs and converting analog media into digital formats. She holds a BA in Communications from Rutgers University and an AAS in television/radio production. Prior to Princeton, she worked for Intel Corporation as a digital video specialist. Paula lives in Mercerville, NJ with her husband, three cats and a dog.

 

MR (Margaret R.) Daniel, Outreach and Training Coordinator, New Media Center
609-258-7331  mrdaniel@princeton.edu
241 
Peter B. Lewis Library

MR consults with faculty, graduate students and undergraduates on the employ of technology in research and pedagogical practice. Previously, she was the Multimedia Specialist at J Street Library and Media Center where she initiated a number of workshops on audio/visual production, programming languages, and social media. MR received a doctorate in History of Consciousness from University of California at Santa Cruz where her research focused on the aesthetic and cultural politics of independent film exhibition networks. Before coming to Princeton MR was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at University of California, San Francisco and Carnegie Mellon Visiting Professor of African American and Film Studies at Emory University.

 

Sorat Tungkasiri, Coordinator, New Media Center
609-258-8778  stungkas@princeton.edu
241 
Peter B. Lewis Library

Sorat's responsibilities at the New Media Center include: instructing classes (such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Final Cut Pro) and helping student, staff, and faculty on various multimedia projects. He has over 15 years of experience in web development, video editing, and 3D modeling. Sorat has been at Princeton University since 2004 and is a Wilson College Fellow. He is currently a graduate student at Teachers College, Columbia University, with a research concentration in motivation and engagement in online education.

 

Sandra Moskovitz, Manager
609-258-2575  smoskovi@princeton.edu
328D Frist Campus Center

Sandy’s responsibilities include coordinating the New Faculty and AI Orientations, the Teaching Transcript and Mentoring Fund programs, as well as the Graduate Mentoring Award for faculty. In addition she serves the McGraw Center as financial manager and provides administrative and programmatic support for all other McGraw Center and English Language Program events. A member of the McGraw staff since 2000, Sandy completed the HR Management Development Certificate Program. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College.

 

Ellen Rosensweig, Assistant to the Director of McGraw
609-258-3013  ellenr@princeton.edu
328 Frist Campus Center

Ellen supports the Director and professional staff with their work in the areas of programming, web maintenance, publicity, and database management; she also provides general office support. Ellen has been at Princeton University since 1992, in the President's Office, the Provost's Office, and now in the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she has served on the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, the United Way Steering Committee, and as a mediator for the Ombuds Office.

 

Margaret "Margo" Orlando, Program Coordinator, Mid-Career Fellowship Program
609-258-2379  orlando@princeton.edu
328C Frist Campus Center

Margaret “Margo” Orlando administers the Mid-Career Fellowship Program, a one-year fellowship for NJ community college professors and academic administrators who come to Princeton to revitalize their academic interests and teaching. Margo works closely with each year’s cohort of Fellows to facilitate their coursework at Princeton and coordinates the Fellows’ Seminar; at the end of the year, she prepares their essays for online publication and assembles a retrospective of their work in a yearbook. Prior to joining McGraw, Margaret worked as a Project Manager for the Woodrow Wilson School’s Survey Research Center on the Mellon Foundation sponsored Graduate Education Initiative Study. She also served as Project Manager for the MacArthur Foundation sponsored New Jersey Housing and Community Study, where the results were recently published in the book Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb. A native New Yorker, Margo resides in Princeton with her filmmaker husband, Robert and son, Dante.